Elections

Jenkins wins fifth term in 2nd Congressional District

Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins has won a fifth term in Congress representing Kansas’ 2nd District.
Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins has won a fifth term in Congress representing Kansas’ 2nd District. File photo

Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins has batted back a Democratic challenge from an Ottawa school board member to hold on to her congressional seat in the 2nd District of Kansas.

Jenkins defeated Democrat Britani Potter to win a fifth two-year term. Jenkins is the senior member of the state’s U.S. House delegation.

Both candidates ran unopposed in their respective primaries.

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